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Effect of APL180 on Endothelial Function in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00751608
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : September 12, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 23, 2016
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Brief Summary:
This study will evaluate the effect of APL180 on endothelial function measured by forearm venous occlusion plethysmography in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Familial Hypercholesterolemia Drug: APL180 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Ascending Dose Study to Evaluate the Effect of APL180 on Endothelial Function in Patients With Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Drug: APL180
Active Comparator: 2 Drug: APL180
Placebo Comparator: 3 Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in forearm blood flow during each treatment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed presence of familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Women must be sterilized or post-menopausal

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Smoking an average of greater than 10 cigarettes per day
  • History of cardiac events
  • Very low or high body weight
  • Treatment with fibrates or niacin
  • High blood triglyceride levels

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00751608

Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Principal Investigator: Novartis Novartis Investigator Site
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Responsible Party: External Affairs Identifier: NCT00751608    
Other Study ID Numbers: CAPL180A2207
First Posted: September 12, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 23, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016
Keywords provided by Novartis:
Familial hypercholesterolemia, endothelial function, venous occlusion plethysmography, forearm blood flow, ApoAI-mimetic, endothelial dependent vasodilation
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn